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Steam Whistle Oktoberfest is coming to Vancouver!

As some of you know, I am a craft beer enthusiast. I go to beer tweetups. I’m a member of CAMRA Vancouver. I go to St. Augustine’s way too much. As a result, I’m excited to announce that Steam Whistle Oktoberfest is coming to Vancouver! For the first time in Vancouver, Toronto craft brewery Steam Whistle will be …

Ballard Seattle
Food Travel

#2DaysinSeattle: Saturday – Discovering Ballard

Visit Seattle invited me to spend two days in Seattle as a part of their #2DaysinSeattle campaign. Don’t know what #2DaysinSeattle is? Read my previous blog post, “So you’re spending #2DaysinSeattle.“ Saturday was day two of our two days in Seattle. See our Friday recap here. Our mission for the day? To visit Ballard. That was …

Salty Scot Sea Salted Caramel Scotch Ale

It’s Beer O’Clock! Salty Scot Sea Salted Caramel Scotch Ale

This afternoon I visited Liberty Wine Merchants on Commercial Drive to pick up some booze for Christmas. While eyeing the beer fridge, I noticed a new beer from Parallel 49 Brewing: Salty Scot Sea Salted Caramel Scotch Ale. Always up for experimenting, I grabbed it without hesitation and drank it later this evening. First impressions? The …


CAMRA Vancouver Membership

Having attending two Vancouver Craft Beer Weeks and realizing that I love craft beer, I decided to finally purchase a CAMRA Vancouver membership this past summer. CAMRA stands for “Campaign for Real Ale” and it’s a registered non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and responsible consumption of natural, crafted beers. It’s basically a way to show …


It’s Beer O’Clock! Dough Head Gingerbread Ale

The other night I went to Vancouver’s Legacy Liquor store and picked myself up a selection of local, seasonal craft beer. This evening I opened up the Dough Head Gingerbread Ale by Vancouver Island Brewery, something I’ve been meaning to try ever since it started showing up on the local shelves weeks ago. Upon the first few …